Cristian Vrînceanu

Cristian Vrînceanu (born 15 April 1956), commonly known as Chris Vranceanu, is a Romanian former football striker.[3][4] He was part of Romania's national team in a tournament in New York City, but did not play in any game as he ran away from the team's cantonment, in order to escape from Nicolae Ceaușescu's Communist regime.[5]

Cristian Vrînceanu
Personal information
Date of birth (1956-04-15) 15 April 1956 (age 65)[1]
Place of birth Bucharest, Romania[1]
Position(s) Striker[1]
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1973–1981 Dinamo București 148 (11)
1982–1983 Corvinul Hunedoara 5 (1)
1983–1984 Buffalo Stallions (indoor) 2 (1)
1985–1986 New York Croatia
1986–1987 Esportiva Guaxupé
Total 155 (13)
National team
1975–1977 Romania U21[2] 13 (1)
1975 Romania U23[2] 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

HonoursEdit

Dinamo București

New York Croatia

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d Cristian Vrînceanu at RomanianSoccer.ro (in Romanian) and StatisticsFootball.com
  2. ^ a b "Cristian Vrînceanu profile". 11v11. Retrieved 9 March 2020.
  3. ^ Cristian Vrînceanu at WorldFootball.net
  4. ^ "Chris Vranceanu". Nasljerseys.com. Retrieved 6 March 2020.
  5. ^ "Chris Vranceanu" (in Portuguese). Terceirotempo.uol.com.br. 29 May 2011. Retrieved 6 March 2020.
  6. ^ "History". Newyorkcroatia.com. Retrieved 6 March 2020.